Topics of Interests
We will have an open scientific program, composed of submitted papers within thedomains covered by all the 10 Commissions of URSI. We will have an open scientific program, composed of submitted papers within thedomains covered by all the 10 Commissions of URSI.
We will have an open scientific program, composed of 4 General Lectures, invited talks, oral contributions and poster papers within the domains covered by all the 10 Commissions of URSI. An indicative list of topics is given in the following which will be finalised after ATRASC2018.
• Commission A: Electromagnetic Metrology, Electromagnetic Measurements and Standards
Antennas, Atomic‐based mechatronics, Bioeffects and medical applications, EMC and EM metrology, High‐frequency and millimeter wireless metrology, Impulse radar, Interconnect and packaging, Materials, Measurements and calibration in propagation, Microwave to submillimeter measurements /standards, Noise, Quantum metrology and fundamental concepts, Space plasma characterization, Techniques for remote sensing, Test facilities, THz metrology, Time and frequency, Time-domain metrology and other topics of interest.
• Commission B: Fields and Waves
Antenna arrays, Antennas: recent advances and future outlook, Antenna theory, design and measurements, Cognitive radio, Complex media (band gap structures, biological and geophysical media, meta materials, and others), Educational methods and tools, Electromagnetic interaction and coupling, Guided waves and wave guiding structures, High frequency techniques, Imaging, inverse scattering and remote sensing, Mathematical modeling of electromagnetic problems, Microstrip antennas and printed devices, Multiphysics electromagnetics, Nanoscale electromagnetics, Nonlinear electromagnetics , Numerical methods (differential‐and integral‐equation based, hybrid and other techniques), Optical phenomena, Optimization techniques in electromagnetics, Propagation phenomena and effects, Rough surfaces and random media, Scattering and diffraction, Theoretical electromagnetics, THz antennas and propagation, Transient fields, effects, and systems, Ultra‐wideband electromagnetics , Wireless power transfer, Angular momentum radio, Wireless communications and other topics of interest.
• Commission C: Radio-communication Systems and Signal Processing
Cognitive radio and software defined radio, Distributed sensor networks and sensors array processing, Energy efficient (“green”) communications, Information theory, coding, modulation and detection, MIMO and MISO systems, Novel radio communication systems, Physics‐based signal processing, Radar target detection, localization, and tracking, Radio localization and positioning, Signal and image processing, Spectrum and medium utilization, Statistical signal processing of waves in random media, Synthetic aperture and space‐time processing, Wireless networking and other topics of interest.
• Commission D: Electronics and Photonics
Broadband ubiquitous network, Energy harvesting in wireless systems, Fiber lasers and solid state lasers, Graphene nanoelectronics applications, Multi‐physics modeling in radio frequency nanoelectronics, Optical sensors and biosensors, Plasmonics, RF MEMS and NEMS, Signal processing antennas, 60 GHz electronics, Trends in RFID for identification and sensing, Trends in THz communications and other topics of interest.
• Commission E: Electromagnetic Noise and Interference
Communication in the presence of noise, Crosstalk, Electromagnetic compatibility education, Electromagnetic compatibility measurements and standards, Electromagnetic noise of natural origin, Electromagnetic radiation hazards, High-power effects of transients on electronic systems, Spectrum management and utilization and other topics of interest.
• Commission F: Wave Propagation and Remote Sensing
Propagation measurements/models for fixed and mobile links, Measurements of fixed and mobile channels, Propagation models, Multipath/mitigation, Fixed terrestrial links: measurements and design strategies, Surface/atmosphere interaction, Dispersion/delay, Effects of natural/man‐made structures, Outdoor to indoor propagation, Multi link MIMO channels, UWB channel characteristics, Small cell propagation, Remote sensing of the Earth/planets by radio waves, Passive sensing at millimeter wavelengths, Interferometry and SAR, Sensing of snow in open and forested environments, Remote sensing of precipitation, Atmospheric sensing, Sensing of soil moisture and biomass, Ocean and ice sensing, Urban environments, Radio Frequency Interference (RFI), Underground imaging, Propagation and remote sensing in complex and random media and other topics of interest
• Commission G: Ionospheric Radio and Propagation
Ionospheric imaging, Ionospheric morphology, Ionospheric modeling and data assimilation, Radar and radio techniques for ionospheric diagnostics, Space weather – Radio effects, Transionospheric radio propagation, systems effects, and other topics of interest.
• Commission H: Waves in Plasmas
Chaos and turbulence in plasma, Plasma instabilities and wave propagation, Spacecraft‐plasma interactions, Solar/planetary plasma interactions, Wave‐wave and wave‐particle interactions, Waves in laboratory plasmas and other topics of interest.
• Commission J: Radio Astronomy
Detection of short‐duration transients, Developments in array technology for radio astronomy, New telescopes, Techniques, and observations, Radio frequency interference mitigation and spectrum usage, SKA, Timely technical tutorials and other topics of interest.
• Commission K: Electromagnetics in Biology and Medicine
Biological effects, Dosimetry and exposure assessment, Electromagnetic imaging and sensing applications, Human body interactions with antennas and other electromagnetic devices, Therapeutic, rehabilitative, and other biomedical applications and other topics of interest.